26 Responses to “Theme #2”

  1. Julie Trevelyan December 16, 2008 at 10:59 AM #

    This one is definitely nice and clean…cool…clear…nice. Not sure though, I still might like yesterday’s better! Those swirlies were cute. However, this one is actually easier to read, methinks. Just–cleaner. Hmm…

  2. Kristen December 16, 2008 at 11:04 AM #

    I definitely like the cleanness of this one. I didn’t get to see the other one.

  3. Phyllis D December 16, 2008 at 11:17 AM #

    This one is very professional and clean, but I think I still like the other one better. It just seemed to have more personality.

  4. BevQB December 16, 2008 at 11:22 AM #

    I like this one better. It just seems more “together”. That’s the only way I can think to describe why.

    BTW, pleasepleaseplease put the email subscription back into play when you’re done making changes. Oh, and FWIW, both this one and the other one work fine in AOL.

    And now, just because I missed this during the Holiday Hell contest: :angie:

  5. Isabelle Santiago December 16, 2008 at 11:31 AM #

    I agree with Phyllis. This one has less personality. It’s much more business professional. The clean lines make for a great sleek look but if you want it to be more personalized, more ‘you’, then the swirl layout may be the winner.

  6. Jane December 16, 2008 at 11:37 AM #

    Very professional.

  7. Rhonda December 16, 2008 at 12:04 PM #

    I like this one better, but I’m not sure what stage the other one was at when I saw it yesterday. This one is very professional, but I’m sure it could be jazzed up a little 🙂

  8. ms bookjunkie December 16, 2008 at 12:32 PM #

    I liked the swirls but earlier tried clicking ‘comment’ (or whatever) in the middle of the swirls before I realized that it was a title and not a link.

    I like that the commenting link is at the bottom of the post -it was annoying before (especially during holiday hell) to read through the post and then scroll up.

    I think you should move your pic & bio to the left side -on the right there’s this feeling that you’re giving us the ‘cold shoulder’. 🙄 😉 😀

    The colors right now do just seem a little bland (especially without the title banner(?)), so maybe fiddle with that a bit. The burgundy(?) was nice and warm, somehow satisfying -I know, it reminded me of chocolate! 😆

    But that’s is just my opinion. Do what you want!

  9. Bobbi Kilbarger December 16, 2008 at 12:35 PM #

    I think that this theme would be more suited for a professional blog. Maybe it would seem more personal if the colors were changed to the maroon colors from yesterdays theme? The gray just seems so institutional. I also liked the swirlies on the other one.

    I don’t know why, but seeing the left and right panels flipped makes everything seem so completely different too.

  10. Jody W. December 16, 2008 at 12:38 PM #

    Is there any way you could use this one, only with swirlies? And maybe some cowbell.

  11. Kwana December 16, 2008 at 12:51 PM #

    I think this looks great. Cool and easy on the eye. Sorry I missed the other one.

  12. Lori December 16, 2008 at 12:52 PM #

    I like this one better than the other one. The other was just a bit too busy for me.

  13. Elisa Jankowski December 16, 2008 at 1:06 PM #

    I think a combination of the two would be great. As already discussed, the personality of option one was great, but this is cleaner – even if you chose the cleaner layout with the warmer color scheme, it would be great. I like the smileys available too. 😈

  14. Kathy December 16, 2008 at 1:17 PM #

    I like the other one better! 😀

  15. Tiffany December 16, 2008 at 1:28 PM #

    I like this one but I’m not for sure which one I like better. I agree that this one has a cleaner look than the other one. Love the smiley’s :xmas:

  16. Jaci Burton December 16, 2008 at 1:54 PM #

    Bleh. This one is boring. And you are anything but boring.

    And it’s kind of pea soup green or something.

    I liked the first one better. :giggle:

  17. Eshani December 16, 2008 at 1:56 PM #

    I really like this one..You could probably make it more “you” by playing around with the colors. I do miss the banner though, it was very creative and fun.
    I love the smiley’s too, esp. this one :yes:

  18. sarah December 16, 2008 at 2:20 PM #

    I prefer this one as it’s less cluttered and more soothing to the eye. But why not be like me, and change your theme whenever you change your mood? 🙂

  19. Karin December 16, 2008 at 3:18 PM #

    I prefer this one. I like the way it’s so clean and the colors are coll and soft, not glaring (not that they were yesterday either, but I really like today’s color scheme).

  20. Megan December 16, 2008 at 3:33 PM #

    This one is lovely, but doesn’t have a lot of oomph. I didn’t see yesterday’s (and your bloglines tag is back the way it should be).

  21. Brandy W December 16, 2008 at 3:34 PM #

    I like this one better. It is easier on my eyes.

  22. Dana Marie Bell December 16, 2008 at 4:02 PM #

    I liked the other one better, but that’s mostly because I liked the colors better. Maybe changing the color scheme on this one would keep the clean feel most people seem to like but punch it up a notch. :xmas:

  23. Janet H December 16, 2008 at 6:08 PM #

    Nothing wrong with the other. I like this one the best.

  24. Jenn December 16, 2008 at 10:23 PM #

    This one is easier to read, but I liked the colors and the design of the other one. Each has good features, but the first is better in my IMO

  25. Kat December 17, 2008 at 12:54 AM #

    I actually think that Velocity is more minimalist than this theme. This theme seems to use more colours and fonts, but as you said, that can all be changed. I like Velocity better, but I think the font in this one is easier to read.

  26. Crystal Dee December 18, 2008 at 11:33 AM #

    I missed the first of this week due to a new job and the resulting exhaustion. Is there a reason you’re changing? I loved the old one with the good mommy and the evil editor up at the top. My vote goes for the old one, but this one is very clean and simple. I didn’t see the first option.

    Whatever you choose will be fine, since I don’t come here for the blog’s layout.

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